Meadow's Edge Elementary School
16333 Kern Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544
Kent Mikel, Principal
Judy Sheyko, Office Aide
For the 2016-17 school year, Meadow’s Edge received an A rating from the Indiana Department of Education. Overall, 62 percent of Indiana schools received an A or B. For more information on and to view the 2016-17 School Accountability Grades, please click here to visit the IDOE website.
Based on the 2017 Spring ISTEP+ results, Meadow’s Edge ranks in the top 10% of all 1,437 Indiana public schools.
ISTEP+ Spring 2017 Results–Percent of students passing ISTEP+
English/Language Arts Math
Grade 3 80.0% 75.4%
Grade 4 80.6% 77.6%
Grade 5 73.6% 83.0%
Meadow’s Edge opened in August 1998.
Grades kindergarten through fifth grade
Enrollment 2016-2017: 384
Classroom Teachers: 16
Special Teachers: 8 (including Music, PE, Speech, ENL, Reading Coach, Special Education and Youth Service Counselors)
Education Assistants: 10
Instructional Aides: 6
Food Service: 1.5
School Day: 7:55 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Instructional Media Center (with work stations)
Gymnasium with stage
Meadow's Edge Elementary serves students from kindergarten through fifth grade. We offer a full-day kindergarten program. School-wide enrichment, remediation, and programs for students with disabilities are available along with speech/hearing/language development programs. Instruction is differentiated in all grade levels. Focused Instruction is also implemented school-wide. This is a process of teaching that targets academic skills students need to master. Meadow's Edge practices positive school-wide behavior using the framework of lifelong guidelines and life skills. Family participation and support is valued. Family Resource Specialists are available to assist families in a variety of ways to ensure student success in the school environment.
Honors and Achievements
Meadow’s Edge has achieved an “A” rating from the Indiana Department of Education for five consecutive years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Indiana Department of Education has named Meadow’s Edge a Four Star School in 2015 and 2016. In 2014, the school was nominated for a National Title I Distinguished Award. The year prior, Meadow’s Edge was honored as an Indiana “Top 3” Title 1 School for Student Achievement. In 2012, Meadow’s Edge was named a “Reward School” by the IDOE. Meadow’s Edge Principal Jayson Snyder was named 2017 District 2 Elementary School Principal of the Year by his fellow District 2 principals.
Student News Team
School-wide recycling program
Staff and student volunteer mentor programs
St. Joseph County Soil and Water Conservation Educational Programs
Intramural Sports (fall and spring)
Circle the State
Academic Competitions and Activities
Variety of Family Evening Events
Meadow’s Edge has an active Parent Teacher Organization (PTO). Parent volunteers provide tutoring, classroom assistance and serve as chaperones on field trips. A Parent Resource Room with a variety of family resources as well as internet access is available to all families.
Meadow's Edge students will attend Grissom Middle School and Penn High School.
Colors: Blue, green and tan Mascot: Hawk